Name & Synopsis Contact Info Photo
Professor of Art Therapy/Counseling and Art Education, Director of Art Therapy/Counseling and Art Education
Simone Alter-Muri head shot
Professor
Interests
  • Creative writing (five novels and an illustrated children's book)
  • Literary research (books on works by Abraham Rodriguez, Arthur Miller, Ernest Hemingway, Robert Coover, Toni Morrison, Walter Dean Meyers, William Goldman, and William Shakespeare
  • Writing instruction (seven books)
Richard Anderson Headshot
Assistant Professor of World Literature
William Arighi head shot
Instructor of Biology
Gemma Bartha head shot
Instructor of Communications
Photo of Kyle Belanger from the Department of Humanities
Professor of Biology, Secular Advisor for Spiritual Life
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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Interests
  • Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Law Enforcement and Terrorism
  • Violence and Victimization
  • Occupational Stress and Mental Health Issues
  • Criminal Law
  • Constitutional Law
Gary Berte
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Interests
  • Natural product synthesis
  • Chemical education
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Assistant Professor of Spanish
Joseph Brockway head shot
Associate Professor of Business Management, Chair of the Department of Business Management
Brenda Canning
Professor of History, Pre-law Advisor
Interests
  • U.S. religion
  • U.S. politics
Thomas Carty
Instructor of Biology
Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Concentration Coordinator
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Associate Professor of Environmental Biology
Interests
  • Social-ecological systems: Involving land use practices, resilience, adaptability, sustainability, and conservation
  • Community and ecosystem dynamics and animal-plant interactions
  • Spatially-distributed (GIS-based) ecological services and species-interaction modeling
  • Zoonotic diseases as influenced by local, regional, and global dynamics
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Professor of Education
Eileen Cyr, professor for the Springfield College Department of Education.
Professor of Sociology
Interests
  • Race, gender, and sexual orientation
  • Inequality, media, sport, and social movements
Laurel Davis-Delano
Assistant Professor of History
Interests
  • 19th-century American history
  • American Civil War and reconstruction
  • American immigration and ethnic history
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Instructor in Chemistry
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Associate Professor of Computer Information Sciences, Bahai Advisor for Spiritual Life
Interests
  • Database design
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Microcomputer applications
Nina Dini
Professor of Communications
Photo of Marty Dobrow from the Department of Humanities
Assistant Professor of COSJ
Laura Dubowski
Assistant Professor of Religion
Interests
  • Religion in the United States
  • American Catholicism
  • Religion and Gender
  • Interfaith Studies
Katherine Dugan, professor in the humanities department
Associate Professor of English
Interests
  • American literature
  • "Ethnic” mysteries
  • Transatlantic modernism
Justine Dymond
Professor of English
Interests
  • Post-Colonial Literature
  • Toni Morrison
  • Literature and Gender Studies
Photo of Ali Eaton from the Department of Humanities
Assistant Professor of Language Arts and Literacy
Photo of Joy Erickson in front of Springfield College seal.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Interests
  • Physiological ecology
  • Fuel metabolism in fasting marine mammals
  • Physiological costs of reproduction in songbirds
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Professor of English
Assistant Professor of Music
Interests

Music Technology, Music Education, Jazz History, Jazz Improvisation, History of African American Music

Head shot of Christopher Gagne
Instructor of Physics, Physics Lab Instructor
Interests
  • Biomechanics
  • Applied mathematics
Jeff Gagnon
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Roberto Gallardo head shot
Instructor of English
Jill Giebutowski head shot
Associate Professor of Communications
Photo of Dennis Gildea from the Department of Humanities
Associate Professor of History
Professor of English
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Interests

Normative Ethics; Environmental Ethics

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Dean of School of Arts and Sciences, Professor of English
Assistant Professor of Art Therapy, Director of Art Therapy
Interests
  • Incorporation of language of fine arts pedagogy into art therapy
  • Researching qualitative paradigms of fine arts pedagogy as design for art therapy
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Associate Professor of Modern Languages
Lethuy Hoang
Associate Professor of Economics
Mark Howard
Assistant Professor of Digital Design and Studio Art
Interests
  • Communications design
  • Virtual reality
  • Augmented reality
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Chair for the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Interests
  • Globalization
  • Families
  • Gender
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Susan Joel
Assistant Professor of Business
Laura Katz, professor of accounting
Associate Professor of Biology, Chair of Department of Biology/Chemistry
Interests
  • Genetic engineering
  • Molecular biology
  • Cell culture/biology
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Honors Program Director, Professor of English
Photo of Becky Lartigue from the Department of Humanities
Associate Professor of Education, Chair of the Department of Education
Stephanie Logan
Professor of Physics and Mathematics
Interests
  • Teaching science to non-science majors through complex environmental issues
  • Utilizing digital video technology to enhance physics instruction
  • Application of physics to sports
Zenobia Lojewska
Associate Professor of Music
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Instructor of Chemistry
Agnes Luzgin head shot
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Tyler Markkanen
Professor of English
Assistant Professor
Interests
  • Organizational justice
  • Job embeddedness 
  • Organizational socialization 
Associate Professor of Marketing, MBA Director
Interests
  • Services marketing
  • Business-to-business marketing
  • Brand management
Michael Musante
Assistant Professor
Chair, Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science, Associate Professor of Physics and Mathematics
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Professor of Mathematics
Interests
  • Sports analytics
  • History of mathematics
  • Mathematics education
Andrew B. Perry
Assistant Professor of Art and Community Engagement, Gallery Director
Interests
  • Community Art
  • Creative Communities
  • Psychology of Art
  • Visual Research Methods
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Instructor in Biology
Taylor Roberge head shot
Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice Concentration Coordinator
Interests
  • Criminological Theory
  • White-Colar Crime
  • Qualitative Methods
Assistant Professor, Coordinator of the Masters in Business Administration
Debra Salsi
Instructor Business Management
Interests

Stephen Sheffield has been a member of the Business Management Department since 2014.  Previously, he spent more than 30 in corporations, which has afforded him broad experience in multiple facets of a business including strategic planning, budgeting, and mergers and acquisitions.  He was a key part of a national energy company serving as the Senior Vice President of Operations.  

He is a recovering triathlete and an enthusiastic cook.
 

Stephen Sheffield, instructor of business managment
Professor of Theater Arts, Chair of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts
Martin Shell head shot
Professor of Chemistry
Interests
  • Science self-efficacy and attitudes toward science
  • Science misconceptions
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Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Chair of Department of Criminal Justice
Interests
  • Criminal Justice Systems
  • Corrections
  • Race and Crime
  • Environmental Justice
  • Gender and Crime
Francesca Spina
Faculty
Associate Professor of English, Chair of Department of Literature, Writing, and Journalism
Photo of Paul Thifault from the Department of Humanities
Professor of Chemistry, Distinguished Springfield Professor of Humanics
Interests
  • Teaching chemistry
  • History of chemistry
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Assistant Professor of Business Management
Saul Valdiviezo, professor of business management
Professor
Sherri VandenAkker, PhD
Professor of Art, Director of Digital, Web and Multimedia Design
Interests
  • Video
  • Web
  • Digital prints
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Assistant Professor of Composition/Rhetoric, Director of Writing Program
Anne Wheeler, Humanities
Laboratory Instructor in Biology
Lorie Woodson
Assistant Professor of Dance, Director of Dance
Sarah Zehnder head shot
Professor of Education
Daniel Zuckergood, professor for the Springfield College Department of Education.